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My practice

I wrote some articles about Buddhism in WikiHow. May be it is helpful for you.…Continue

Started by Nils Horn in How to Practice on Sunday.

Soul or not 1 Reply

I am reading "What the Buddha Taught" by Walpola Rahula. The author says that there is no soul in Buddhism. I am comfused. If there is no soul, then what gets the results of karma? What reaches Nirvana or the Pure Land? My understanding from other…Continue

Started by Courtney W in General Buddhism and Dharma Discussions. Last reply by Nils Horn Jul 22.

Some great Dharma talks from the Manchester Buddhist Centre, 4 Replies

I wanted to share with everyone a great Dharma talk that I found enlightening.Buddharaksita talks about the importance and profundity of perhaps the most characteristic Buddhist virtue — compassion…Continue

Started by Christopher Leibow in General Buddhism and Dharma Discussions. Last reply by Christopher Leibow Jul 10.

American buddhism 2 Replies

I'm still finding my path to buddhism and trying to find my place. What does American Buddhism mean to you? Which sutras are used?What school of buddhism do you associate with best? Why ?Continue

Started by Courtney W in General Buddhism and Dharma Discussions. Last reply by Wendy Shinyo Haylett Jul 3.


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